Fellows of the 2014 Cordillera Creative Writing Workshop announced

The University of the Philippines Baguio (UPB) College of Arts and Communication (CAC) proudly announces the fifteen fellows of the 2014 Cordillera Creative Writing Workshop (CCWW) which will be held from October 26 to 31, 2014 in Baguio City.  The fifteen new and upcoming writers of children’s literature in different languages come from all over […]


Benedict Anderson to lecture on globalization at UP Diliman

Benedict Anderson’s public lecture, “The Age of Globalization: Anarchists and the Anticolonial Imagination,” is drawn from his own similarly titled book. The Age of Globalization’s focus (is) on the final decades of the nineteenth century. The near simultaneity of the last nationalist insurrection in the New World (Cuba, 1895) and the first in Asia (the […]


Music and poetry sing together at the UP College of Music

The UP College of Music presents MÚSICA Y POESÍA: An Evening of Fine Guitar Music and Poetry at 6:30 pm on Thursday, October 23 at the Abelardo Hall Auditorium, UP College of Music. The concert is part of its on-going faculty concert season for academic year 2014-2015. Spearheaded by the Strings and Chamber Music Department […]


J. Neil C. Garcia to lecture on myths and writing at the UP Diliman

Likhaan: University of the Philippines Institute of Creative Writing invites everyone to attend “Myth and Writing: Notes from the Field” by Prof. J. Neil C. Garcia on 22 October 2015, from 2:30 to 4:00 p.m., at the Faculty Center, UP Diliman, Quezon City. According to Prof. Garcia, he will “examine the idea and practice of myth […]


Philippine Literary Festival to be held on October 23 to 25, at the Raffles Makati

Raffles Makati and National Book Store present the first ever Philippine Literary Festival featuring international bestselling and award-winning authors Amy Tan and Chang-Rae Lee from October 23 to 25, 2014 at the Raffles Makati. Attend 3 days of book signings, discussions and panels about books and literature with free admission! The Spotlight on Amy Tan […]


UST Center for Creative Writing to host USTingan, a roundtable discussion on Philippine Theater

The UST Center for Creative Writing and Literary Studies (UST CCWLS), in cooperation with the UST Publishing House, will be holding a round-table discussion on the state of contemporary Philippine theater and will be launching a new book by S. Anril Tiatco. Both events will be held at the Tanghalang Teresita Quirino, G/F Benavides Bldg., […]


Ang Huling Lagda ni Apolinario Mabini now on its second week

ANG HULING LAGDA NI APOLINARIO MABINI is now on its second week at the Wilfrido Ma. Guerrero Theater, 2F Palma Hall, UP Diliman. Available playdates: October 12 / 10 am October 15 / 7 pm October 16 / 7 pm October 18 / 3 pm (For tickets, please contact DULAANG UP OFFICE: 926-1349 or Camille Guevara: 09178239531)  […]


Sipat Lawin Ensemble presents one-woman Noli Me Tangere

SIPAT LAWIN ENSEMBLE and The Filipinas Heritage Library present NOLI ME TANGERE, Una Sola Demostracion Dela Mujer II, A One-Woman Show, a performance by Meila Romero-Payawal. In collaboration with New Lroy – Production Design, Teresa Barrozo – sound design, Brandon Relucio – video, Ninya Bedruz – Lights Design and Technical Direction, Claudia Monette Enriquez – Stage Management, Ness Roque – Dramaturgy, Jk Anicoche – Direction.  National Tour Fundraising Premier 7pm October 25, Saturday,  2pm […]


Call for Poems – LONTAR: The Journal of Southeast Asian Speculative Fiction

A paying print/digital publication LONTAR: The Journal of Southeast Asian Speculative Fiction is looking for amazing poems and stories for its forthcoming issues. Published by Epigram Books and distributed by APD in Singapore, LONTAR’s editorial team is composed of Singapore-based Jason Erik Lundberg (Founding Editor) and Philippine-based Kristine Ong Muslim (Poetry Editor).  From the journal’s […]


Samsung KidsTime Authors’ Award call for entries

The Samsung KidsTime Authors’ Award seeks both published and unpublished picture books created by citizens of ASEAN nations. Writers and illustrators stand the chance to see their work transformed into a digital app that will be showcased on the Samsung KidsTime platform and be available to a wider audience! Samsung has set aside the generous […]